• OLD SCHOOL VIDEO HISTORY (JANUARY 22, 1995) – WWF Action Zone
On this day in 1995, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Action Zone’.
This episode featured pre-taped matches & segments, building storylines on the road to the upcoming ‘WWF Royal Rumble 1995’ event, which aired LIVE on PPV later that same day.
Todd Pettengill hosted this episode LIVE from the Sun Dome, where the Royal Rumble was about to happen a few hours later.
Below is the match-card:
– Tatanka vs. Bob Holly
– Live Interview w/ Diesel And Bret Hart
– Duke The Dumpster Droese vs. Mike Sharpe
– Live Interview w/ Bob Backlund After He Drew His Royal Rumble Entry Number
– King Kong Bundy vs. Dave Thornberg
– Live Interview w/ Shawn Michael After He Drew His Royal Rumble Entry Number
– Lex Luger vs. Mike Bell
– A Hype Video For The Royal Rumble Involving Pamela Anderson And Her Answering Machine
– Interview w/ The Smoking Gunns While They Pick Their Royal Rumble Entry Numbers
– The Heavenly Bodies vs. Cory Student/Bob Knight
– Interview w/ The Undertaker And Paul Bearer From The Holiday Wish Tour
– Interview w/ The British Bulldog After He Drew His Royal Rumble Entry Number
– Owen Hart vs. Mike Khoury
• Old School ECW Veteran Celebrates His Birthday
Old School ECW Veteran 911 (Real name: Alfred Poling) celebrates his 61st birthday today.
He appeared in Paul Heyman’s ECW Extreme Championship promotion from 1994 till 1996, most notable chokeslamming & squashing other wrestlers.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY 911!
• Hall of Famer Says WWE Didn’t Invite Him To Raw 25, Hasn’t Been Contacted By WWE Since 2009
During a recent appearance on Cerrito Live, WWE Hall of Famer Koko B. Ware revealed that WWE hasn’t invited him to tonight’s historic Raw 25 show. He went on to note that he hasn’t been in contact with WWE since 2009 (when he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame).
It should be noted that Koko was on the very first episode of Raw in 1993 and he lost a match to the late great Yokozuna.